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February 28, 2020
For the second year in a row, more than 80% of participants in MFB’s annual Washington Legislative Seminar will be first-time attendees.
MFB’s Lansing Legislative Seminar is a marquee event that flexes the organization’s influence by putting farmers and lawmakers together for face-to-face conversation.
Touting the cornfield behind his Indiana childhood home, Vice President Mike Pence thanked Michigan farmers on Tuesday for their hard work and ability to overcome trade uncertainty in 2019.
MFB President Carl Bednarski took “a rare opportunity” introducing Vice President Mike Pence and Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue to attendees at the 2020 Lansing Legislative Seminar.
February 16, 2020
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (MI) to address the shortage of agricultural inspectors at U.S. Borders, has cleared the U.S. House, paving the way for the package to be signed into law by President Trump.